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Dan Opel
« on: June 04, 2020, 09:33:56 AM »
It is with profound sadness I am letting everyone know that Dan Opel passed away yesterday. Dan was a friend to shooters far and wide. He was a mentor to many and one of the guys you could always count on to be at a match and support anyone who needed help in this game. Dan was the President of the BRSC and a strong supporter of the Canadian World Team. So many fond memories it is difficult to know where to start. We are sure to miss him. Please keep his wonderful wife Sue in your thoughts and prayers.

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Re: Dan Opel
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2020, 02:33:38 PM »
So sad to hear this . Dan was definitely one of the good guys of benchrest .  Bill Mitchell

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Re: Dan Opel
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2020, 05:05:12 PM »
So sorry to hear this. My condolences to Sue and all his family.

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Re: Dan Opel
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2020, 08:41:53 PM »
That is such sad news...always enjoyed talking with Dan enjoyed him checking in on me making sure I was doing okay...will keep Sue in our prayers.
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Re: Dan Opel
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2020, 11:31:19 AM »
So sad to hear , Dan always took the time to make you feel welcome , he is by far one of the nicest persons i have met  , always willing to share his knowledge of BR and other topics . my condolences to his wife Sue and family .
Steve Minckler     

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Re: Dan Opel
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2020, 08:23:32 PM »
I have hesitated to post fearing I would screw up a tribute to Dan.
Loading next to Dan at a Nationals I said that I had just shot a big one.
He later commented on this saying that's the last time I listen to you.
Wrong, Dan listened to everyone, all the time and had lots of cute comments.
Phil Nick


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